Category: General News

Spring Cleaning

March 20th, 2019 by

I have had a major clear out in the studio – it was needed. At the beginning of the year I began to reduce the number of cards I was producing because the sheer amount of boxes and paper stock was threatening to overwhelm me. I then realised that I needed to do more: the […]


January 28th, 2019 by

February I am having an eye operation today – a cosmetic procedure to rectify a problem following a Bels Palsy (paralysis of the facial nerve) which I suffered 20 years ago. My extreme short-sightedness has always meant that it is more comfortable for me to wear lenses, but for the next couple of months, I will […]

Plans for the future

December 29th, 2018 by

Plans for the future It is not good to feel overwhelmed by ‘stuff’, particularly in your workspace so I have made some decisions: CARDS I am trimming down my range of cards and will be selling off packs of 20 cards for £10.00 until they are gone.   There will be a limited range of the […]


November 30th, 2018 by

December The final month of the year: By now I am normally making cakes and puddings, dusting off decorations and purchasing presents but as it is I am still working hard on my latest book.  This has so many paintings in it I can hardly move in the studio and  I can’t wait to begin to […]

As the clocks go back

October 28th, 2018 by

As the clocks go back I love the clocks going back.  The change in the length of the day marks the quieting of the land in the run-up to the shortest night. Some of my most intense memories of childhood are of my wonder at the changing of the seasons and the shifts from light […]

Christmas Card Mixed Packs

September 10th, 2018 by

Christmas Card Mixed Packs Christmas Card ‘Winter Solstice’ and ‘Christmas Card’ Sets: 25 different cards in each pack for £30.00 available HERE Winter Solstice: Christmas Card: £30 per set Find these and more in the Catherine Hyde Christmas Shop         


August 28th, 2018 by

September After a long, drowsy hot summer here in Cornwall we are now at the edge of September.  This morning as I fed the hungry fish in the pond I breathed in the leaf damp, mellow air that announces Autumn.  I love the transitions of all the seasons but the richness of the change from […]

True North Gallery Interview

July 19th, 2018 by

A chance to read again the interview/article by Belinda Recio from The True North Gallery in Hamilton, Massachusetts about my work and process. “UK artist Catherine Hyde works with layers of paint, pastel, gold and silver leaf, and mica to create dreamlike imagery that explores the interplay between animals, landscape and imagination. We represent Catherine […]


July 9th, 2018 by

Hotter than July What weather, what a summer. There are three new paintings in the Shop        .    

Summer Solstice

June 21st, 2018 by

Summer Solstice From a week of mists and damp fogs I have awoken today to a glorious summer morning. Calm and quiet and the air is thick with the bright poetry of birds and pollen.